20 Internet Terms You Should Know
Don’t let common internet terms befuddle you.
The internet is a vast interconnection of computer networks comprising millions of computing devices. Desktop computers, mainframes, smartphones, tablets, GPS units, video game consoles, and smart devices all connect to the internet. No single organization owns or controls the internet.
The World Wide Web, or web for short, is the space where digital content is served to users of the internet. The web contains the most popular content on the internet and — most likely — much of the content that beginning internet users ever see.
For a beginner who strives to make sense of the internet and the World Wide Web, an understanding of basic terms is bound to be helpful.